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Springfield Mile

Springfield Mile is a 1 mile dirt oval located on the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Illinois. The facility runs a limited schedule of USAC and ARCA events during the fair each year. Motorcycle events run occasionally during the year. Some additional racing events (karts, quarter midgets and motorcycles) are held in the Coliseum.

New: 2005-01-26  Last Updated: 2005-04-02

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Historical Note

The Springfield Mile has been used for auto racing during the Illinois State Fair since approximately 1908. The venue has variously been used for AAA Champ Car racing (ancestors of the modern Indy cars and USAC Silver Crown), Stock cars (USAC and later ARCA), and modifieds.

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Illinois State Fairgrounds
801 Sangamon Avenue
Springfield, IL 62706

Auto Racing Promotor:

Track Enterprises, Inc.
P.O. Box 79
Macon, IL 62544

217-764-3201 (fax)

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